11 Proven Ways to Use Event Marketing for Lead Generation

Valasys

Event marketing has always been an impeccable way to fuel your branding endeavors. Event marketing is much more than just a staged advertisement for your brands and can be used for lead generation as they provide you with a platform to create a long-lasting impression of your company and its products or services in the minds of the prospects, while they participate in your event in physical space or on the virtual digital platforms.

Finding the Right Fit: Six Tips for Trade Show Evaluations

Webbiquity

Thinking about which trade shows to participate in this year? For growing companies, trade shows can be a powerful way to market products and increase brand recognition. According to recent research , 80% of marketers believe events are critical to their company’s success, and two-thirds of B2B marketers say live events are their most effective marketing channel. What do you want to achieve by participating in the event?

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Trade Shows Won’t Be Coming Back This Year Or Next; Innovative Event Marketing Ideas Revealed

Square 2 Marketing

How To Replace The Lead Generation You Were Expecting From Live Events. I saw a new free report called “Getting Ready For The Return Of Trade Shows” from a software company, and I thought to myself, “What trade shows?”. Make no mistake: Air travel and live trade shows, conferences and events will be among the last business activities to return, and they may never return to pre-COVID levels. trade show strategy webinar strategy event marketing

The Trade Show Countdown: How to Prepare Your Business for a Trade Show

Webbiquity

If you are like most business owners or managers, trade shows are part of your marketing plan for the coming year. marketers generated sales using event marketing , and 80% said live events are critical to their company’s success. But live events are expensive endeavors. So, you need to get the most out of your participation in every trade show. A key element in optimizing trade show participation is proper advance planning.

Trade Show Follow-Up: 5 tips to optimize response

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet For the past seven years, trade shows have surpassed websites, email marketing and paid search to secure the top spot as B2B marketers’ biggest investment, according to the MarketingSherpa 2012 B2B Marketing Benchmark Report. But, do marketers make the most of this investment? I can’t help but wonder given my own trade show attendance experience. Here’s what I suspect happens: They sponsor the event and set up a booth. Trade Show ?

Leads Generation Ideas for Trade Shows & Corporate Events

Zoominfo

Events and trade shows are expensive, even if you’re not a sponsor. Even so, they are still one of the best ways to get your solution in front of a crowd of likely prospects: 41% of companies consider event marketing to be their top channel for lead generation. Trade shows are a small(ish) pond of like-minded prospects where your sales reps can catch a lot of really big fish. Identify Who’s Going to the Event. Prioritize Pre-Event Outreach.

How Technology on the Trade Show Floor Can Help Your Sales Team Work Smarter and Sell More

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Trade shows and conferences are still the biggest areas of investment for marketers, according to the most recent MarketingSherpa B2B Marketing Benchmark Report. And, as we marketers have embraced digital, the value of face-to-face interactions has increased. Yet, many companies still measure marketers on cost-per-lead metrics when such metrics are inadequate for measuring face-to-face interactions at trade shows.

Six Ways to Connect with Hard-to-Reach Business Buyers

Webbiquity

It’s a paradox of modern marketing that even with today’s ubiquitous high-speed wifi and cell connectivity, wide range of devices, and abundance of communication channels, business buyers seem harder to reach than ever. Social media is the top digital marketing channel for vendors, but organic social media reach continues to decline , LinkedIn’s strategy for groups remains muddled , and many business buyers aren’t even on Twitter. Embrace Marketing Partners.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Podcast: Tradeshow and Event Marketing with Ruth Stevens

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Proof Event Marketing Isn’t Going Anywhere

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this The recession brought doom and gloom prophecies of marketing budgets slashed. One of the first things to go, many thought, was events. Surely, cheaper digital tactics would lead to a big decline in pricier event marketing, right? Well, if current trends hold true, event marketing isn’t headed anywhere – at least not for B2B marketers. billion was spent on trade shows – that’s 45.7%. So why do events endure?

How to Use Event Marketing to Generate Leads & Close Sales

Single Grain

Having an online store doesn’t mean that you have to limit yourself to marketing your brand online. of all retail sales worldwide: There’s no denying the fact that e-commerce is the future of retail , but what we’re finding out is that the brands that are succeeding in this new age of retail aren’t the ones who limit themselves to the realm of digital marketing – they're the ones that are able to find the right combination of online and offline marketing strategies.

The top 10 tricks for sales lead generation

Biznology

Yesterday’s webinar with Ruth Stevens and me was about making sure the leads you send to your sales team are qualified and the process of how to qualify them. The productivity of a sales force or distributor improves dramatically with a steady supply of qualified leads. So how do you provide your sales team with the leads that will increase their productivity by 200% or more? The single best offer strategy in B2B marketing today; plus other offers that motivate action.

How to Use Lead Scoring to Drive the Highest Return on Your Trade-Show Investment

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet In the 2012 B2B Marketing Benchmark Report , 1,745 marketing organizations revealed that trade shows took up the biggest chunk of their marketing budget – over 21%. Yet, they only ranked fourth in marketing effectiveness, under websites, SEOs, and emails. Smart marketers apply some type of lead scoring to leads generated from website, SEO, and email initiatives. They need to do the same with trade shows.

10 Event Marketing Tips to Accelerate B2B Lead Generation

LEADership

In this concluding piece (Part Four), I’ll focus on Event Marketing. HERE ARE 10 EVENT MARKETING TIPS TO ACCELERATE YOUR B2B LEAD GENERATION. Whether it is your own company event or you are participating in a larger industry event, take ownership. Plan the one big, unique highlight of your event so your attendees will always remember and cherish it. IDENTIFY THE EVENT TRIGGERS. The same goes for live events too.

10 Killer Tips For Using Marketing Automation To Generate Trade Show Leads

Square 2 Marketing

Outbound Marketing Tactics Like Trade Shows Require Automation To Optimize Your Event ROI. Today there are more conferences, trade shows and live events than ever before. People are flocking to events, and more marketers are using events in their orchestrated demand generation and lead generation programs. marketing automation software Trade Shows event marketing

Nine Simple Tactics to Drive a Higher Return on Trade Show Investment

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet In his most recent post , Dave Green pointed out how marketers invest most of their budget on trade shows even though it ranks fourth in effectiveness. He went on to explain how to get a better return on your trade-show investment through lead scoring. Now I’m going to share nine tactics that will drive those lead scores – and your ROI – even higher: Do thorough research. Find out which attendees fit your Universal Lead Definition.

Working Remote as a Marketer: Why Cost-Per-Lead Generation Campaigns Are Now More Important Than Ever

Brandpoint

Work must go on, even though a lot of marketing plans look obsolete compared to what they did at the start of the year. Events are canceled , trade shows are postponed and clients are now facing a wide variety of new challenges that they haven’t had to deal with before. How do you stay in front of potential clients and generate leads when everyone is confined to their own homes? What is cost-per-lead? How do CPL campaigns take the place of missing events?

The Founder Interview Series #30: Stas Zaslavsky, VII Events

Webbiquity

Activity in the virtual events space has exploded this year, as businesses across industries have reallocated 67% of budget dollars originally intended for live events this year to online conferences, meetings, and expos. Here’s the story behind VII Events and its founder.

10 Tips for Better Event Marketing

Marketing Action

After the holiday lull, the year’s event calendar is warming up for what could be a very busy year for many of us. According to a recent Event Marketing Institute study, more than 80% of respondents agreed that event marketing is important to their organizations – and more than 40% consider it critical. Here are 10 tips for making the most of events: 1. Establish your event marketing goals. Send event confirmations and reminders.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Targeting Your B2B Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Webcast: Closed-Loop Lead Generation & Management

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B2B Event Marketing: A Central Component of Your Strategy

Launch Marketing

B2B event marketing is an important component of a successful marketing strategy. In fact, 87% of C-suite executives believe in the power of live events and plan on investing in them more in the future. This overwhelming majority of executives see beyond the cost of attending trade shows and are fully aware of the benefits of including them in their marketing strategy. Networking events. blog b2b event marketing branding lead generation

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Lead Generation Execution

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Use Event Marketing Successfully for Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Using White Papers for Lead Generation

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Lead Generation for the Complex Sale

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Lead Generation Summit Notes

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Optimizing Lead Generation - Whats the Payback?

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Personal lead generation tools

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: 10 Lead Generation (Prospecting) Tips for Sales People

B2B Lead Generation

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: The halo effect and lead generation

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Blog: Getting the Most Out of Trade Show Investments

Conversica

We are in the middle of conference season and Marketers are hard at work promoting events, building booths, crafting meeting spaces, selecting swag and giveaways, and polishing their messaging. Needless to say, trade shows and conferences require large investments of time, energy and resources from Event Marketers. Overall, $570 billion is spent on attending, sponsoring and hosting business-to-business (B2B) events each year. Pre-event data.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: The Physics of Trigger Events for Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Your questions answered on Lead Generation via Podcasts

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Podcast: Use Feedback to Boost Lead Generation

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: On giving away ideas

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Lead Generation tips for Tradeshows Conferences

B2B Lead Generation

Tradeshows and events are still being used consistently by B2B marketers for lead generation. With that in mind, Roger Lewis has some useful tips on how to improve your lead management strategy with from tradeshows. Lewis emphasizes how vital lead capture is to the lead management process. I believe a key aspect is developing a process that emphasizes lead quality over lead quantity.